By Gab Ejuwa
The youth wing of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, the apex body of the Urhobo at home and in Diaspora, yesterday, described the leadership tussle in the parent body, as “having reached a boiling point,” and cautioned individuals in Urhobo nation not to further heat it up.
National President of the Youth Wing, Mr Ovie Igho and acting National secretary, Mr Emese Andrew, who gave the charge yesterday, said, “It has become necessary to say this because some individuals who, last weekend, broke into Urhobo House at Uvwiamuge and purportedly conducted a kangaroo election into the executive of the youth wing of UPU, contrary to the constitution of UPU and without the knowledge of the existing exco of the youths, have begun causing trouble in Urhoboland.
“The differences at the central level of UPU, are being resolved once and for all as the matter is before a Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State. It is wrong for any Urhobo man to undermine the court by breaking into Urhobo House under any guise. This is capable of aggravating the already tensed leadership differences at the centre.”